Saturday, July 12, 2008

Acid Alkaline Balance-so important!

Is it the dump that breeds the flies or do the flies create the dump? This may seem like an odd question but it is at the heart of the modern medical vs alternative medicine debate. In other words, do flies cause disease by bringing bacteria or is there bacteria already but the flies (disease) come due to the rotting and acid conditions?

Alternative medicine by that very title assumes that standard medicine is normal and mainstream and alternative is off on it's own and to be used as a last resort. Although many people do actually view alternative medicine as a last resort, it is actually the method of health and disease prevention that has been used for thousands of years before the advent of modern medicine. (Is it any coincedence that we are generally sicker today than any other time in history?)
Homeopathy is hundreds of years old, so is acupuncture and some other source based diagnostic tools like energy testing. It is actually modern medicine that is the new kid on the block hence we get the new development or discoveries that we all tend to think is because only recently do we have expert scientists now.

Almost 100 years ago, Dr Otto Warburg was issued the Nobel Prize for his discovery that cancer is caused by weakened cell respiration due to a lack of oxygen at the cellular level. A normal healthy cell undergoes an adverse change when it can no longer take in oxygen to convert glucose into energy. In the absence of oxygen, the cell reverts to a primal nutritional program to nourish itself by converting glucose through the process of fermentation. The lactic acid produced by fermentation lowers the cell PH (acidifies) and destroys the ability of DNA and RNA to control cell division. The lactic acid simultaneously causes severe local pain as it destroys cell enzymes. Cancer appears as a rapidly growing external cell, covered with a core of dead cells.

Nobody can say that one does not know what cancer's prime cause is. On the
contrary,there is no disease whose prime cause is better known, so that today
ignorance is no longer an excuse that one do more about prevention. Dr Otto
Warburg 1931

In keeping with prevention of cancer and other major diseases, the internal systems should be slightly alkaline and the outside skin should be slightly acid. What we eat, of course, has a large impact on whether we maintain that acid alkaline balance.

Below is a list of alkalizing foods and acid forming foods. You may just notice the alkalizing foods are mostly vegetables and some fruits. Acid forming foods are mostly animal products and grains. Visually checking how much of your diet leans on either side can create a good guess on how you'll test. The standard and easy test is simply using acid test strips or litmus paper available from any drug store or from Azure Standard or other mail order suppliers. Take a look and predict a guess on how you'll do.


Garlic, Asparagus, Fermented Veggies, Watercress, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Chlorella, Collard Greens, Cucumber, Eggplant, Kale Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Dulce, Dandelions, Edible Flowers, Onions Parsley, Potatoes (esp. peels), Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Rutabaga, Sea Veggies, Spirulina Sprouts, Squashes, Alfalfa, Barley Grass, Wheat Grass, Wild Greens, Nightshade Veggies

Apple, Apricot, Avocado, Banana (high glycemic), Cantaloupe, Cherries, Currants, Dates/Figs Grapes, Grapefruit, Lime, Honeydew, Melon, Nectarine, Orange, Lemon, Peach, Pear, Pineapple All Berries, Tangerine, Tomato, Tropical Fruits, Watermelon

Eggs, Whey Protein Powder, Cottage Cheese, Chicken Breast, Yogurt, Almonds, Chestnuts Tofu (fermented), Flax Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Tempeh (fermented), Squash Seeds Sunflower Seeds, Millet, Sprouted Seeds

Apple Cider Vinegar, Bee Pollen, Lecithin Granules, Probiotic Cultures, Green Juices, Veggie Juices, Fresh Fruit Juice, Organic Milk(unpasteurized), Mineral Water, Alkaline Antioxidant Water,Green Tea ,Herbal Tea, Dandelion Tea, Ginseng Tea, Banchi Tea, Kombucha


Cinnamon, Curry, Ginger, Mustard,Chili Pepper, Sea Salt, Miso, Tamari All Herbs ORIENTAL VEGETABLES Maitake, Daikon, Dandelion Root, Shitake, Kombu, Reishi, Nori, Umeboshi, Wakame Sea Veggies


Avocado Oil, Canola Oil, Corn Oil (not recomended due to GMO process on all corn and soy) Hemp Seed Oil, Flax Oil, Lard, Olive Oil, Safflower Oil, Sesame Oil, Sunflower Oil


Rice Cakes, Wheat Cakes, Amaranth, Barley, Buckwheat, Corn, Oats (rolled)
Quinoa, Rice (all) , Rye, Spelt, Kamut, Wheat, Hemp Seed, Flour

Cheese, Cow Cheese, Goat Cheese, Processed Cheese, Sheep Milk, Butter

Cashews, Brazil Nuts, Peanuts, Peanut Butter, Pecans, Tahini, Walnuts ANIMAL PROTEIN
Beef, Carp, Clams, Fish, Lamb, Lobster, Mussels, Oyster, Pork, Rabbit, Salmon, Shrimp,
Scallops, Tuna, Turkey, Venison PASTA (WHITE) Noodles, Macaroni, Spaghetti OTHER Distilled Vinegar, Wheat Germ

Chemicals, Drugs, Medicinal Drugs, Pesticides, Herbicides,

Beer, Spirits, Hard Liquor, Wine

Black Beans, Chick Peas, Green Peas, Kidney Beans, Lentils, Lima Beans, Pinto Beans,
Red Beans, Soy Beans, Soy Milk, White Beans, Rice Milk, Almond Milk

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